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Old May 5, 2008, 6:21 AM   #81
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I just posted a new sample (Macro 720p60) in the review. I was in sacramento this past weekend and noticed a snail on the sidewalk. Set my Action HD on macro, got really close, and hit record.
I did that with a Bumble Bee it is amazing how up to 2 inchs on the go and 20 on the A
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I got the Action HD this afternoon. I am charging the battery now.The manualsays to charge the battery for 8 hours the 1st time. The led light turned from red to green in one hour. I tried to call tech support but they put me on hold for more than 10 minutes. I think I am going to keep it charged for another 6 hours. Any comments on this. Thanks. I hope I am not wrecking the battery by overcharging it.:?
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Old May 7, 2008, 9:34 PM   #83
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1. New camera not a Ebay model. the battery will have 20% juice or more. a full charge would be around 3 hours max you have an option

A IS-DV external charger 4 hours

B Ac adapter around 3-4 hours

C USB port around 3-4 hours

the First intial is always 8 hours, and can be just a gimmack today you'll warm it up trickle it if it has that which I doubt it no instructions say that when after fully charge goes to a trickle.

Cam will get warm be warm and stay warm, once you use the battery in the cam Please do not recharge right away, allow to cool down 5 minutes will be fine.

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Thanks for the info, fishy!

I don't think I have time to play with it tonight. Hopefully tomorrow after work.
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As far as I know, the battery is fully charged when the light goes out.

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Old May 7, 2008, 10:47 PM   #86
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when the light changes to green yes it is fully charged, as firs time they want you to keep it at full strength. you still can operate while charging
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Fishy, is there a power socket on the camera, like there is on the HD700 and HD1000?

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Yes it is shared with the USB 2.0 interface plug. on hte aiptek site you can purchase a plug if no t probably modify the ac adapters one to a external battery souce. I did not try this on the HD700. On the Hd we have that option a cradle charge and dv external plug charge
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The HD700 has a power socket on the camera. I usually plug in a battery pack (with 4xAA NiMH) when I am doing a long recording, this powers the HD700 from the AA batteries, and does not exhaust its internal battery (for the first 2 hours or so). The HD1000 behaves the same way.

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I was unsure I knew 3AA did not work needed to be roughly 5vdc as the supply

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The HD700 has a power socket on the camera. I usually plug in a battery pack (with 4xAA NiMH) when I am doing a long recording, this powers the HD700 from the AA batteries, and does not exhaust its internal battery (for the first 2 hours or so). The HD1000 behaves the same way.
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